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Health Care — White House ramping up monkeypox vaccine push

Heads up, you only have one day left to cast your ballot in the 2022 Kids Mullet Championships. And there are a lot of impressive (and adorable) candidates this year.  Today in health care, the Biden administration announced steps to enhance the monkeypox response with more vaccine doses and targeted allocation of resources to jurisdictions.  Welcome to …

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U.S. government asks monkeypox vaccine maker Bavarian Nordic to find partners

A global shortage in the supply of a vaccine being used to protect against severe illness for monkeypox has spurred the U.S. to negotiate new terms with the sole manufacturer, Bavarian Nordic. The White House Monkeypox Response Team told reporters that for its next order — 2.5 million doses — the U.S. has asked Bavarian …

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First on CNN: Biden officials accelerating monkeypox vaccine effort with 1.8 million additional doses and other steps

That includes boosting supply with an additional 1.8 million doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, accelerating the US Department of Health and Human Services’ vaccine distribution timeline. HHS is also launching a new program aimed at making vaccines available and engaging with at-risk communities at large events attracting LGBTQ communities. And the administration is pre-positioning …

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First on CNN: Biden officials accelerating monkeypox vaccine effort with 1.8 million additional doses and other steps

That includes boosting supply with an additional 1.8 million doses of the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine, accelerating the US Department of Health and Human Services’ vaccine distribution timeline. HHS is also launching a new program aimed at making vaccines available and engaging with at-risk communities at large events attracting LGBTQ communities. And the administration is pre-positioning …

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Missouri health officials raise threat level of monkeypox, frustrated with limited vaccine supply

Michele Munz ,  Kurt Erickson JEFFERSON CITY — State and local health officials are taking steps to fend off the spread of monkeypox across Missouri, but the limited supply of vaccine is frustrating those efforts. Gov. Mike Parson’s administration on Wednesday required that any cases of monkeypox be reported to state or local health departments …

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World’s only monkeypox vaccine maker uncertain it can meet demand, Bavarian Nordic CEO warns

“Demand keeps rising and it’s no longer certain that we can continue to meet the demand we’re facing even with the upgrade of our existing manufacturing site in Denmark.” That was Rolf Sass Sorensen, a vice president at Bavarian Nordic BAVA, -0.03% BVNRY, +0.37%, which is the only company in the world that produces an …

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Who should get the monkeypox vaccine? Here’s what experts say.

Who is eligible to get the monkeypox vaccine, which is in limited supply? Experts weigh in. (Mario Tama/Getty Images) With cases of monkeypox continuing to rise — there are nearly 12,000 confirmed cases of monkeypox in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — the contagious virus doesn’t seem to …

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Trial finds 100-year-old tuberculosis vaccine offers protection against COVID to high-risk patients and may help with other infectious diseases

Data from a trial seeking to determine whether multiple injections of a tuberculosis vaccine developed in the 1900s could protect high-risk diabetes patients from COVID produced some positive results, according to a study in Cell Medicine Reports. The trial tracked COVID infections among a group of 144 participants, all of whom had Type 1 diabetes, …

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Health care workers win $10M settlement over hospitals’ COVID vaccine mandate: ‘This is a big wakeup call’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Some Chicago health care employees are set to receive financial payouts after winning a settlement against NorthShore University HealthSystem over the company’s COVID vaccine mandate.  NorthShore will be required to pay $10.3 million to employees who were denied religious exemptions. Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty …

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